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On mine, I flipped the top tier around so the arms face rearward.


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I just received mine with the stacker arms.
I cannot believe how light weight it is, what a dream.

Mine came with the pads already attached to the arms and a longer set of bolts.

I notice the instructions indicate to open the frame all the way, but then the cross brace wont attach unless I fold it back in somewhat. I notice some comments about disregarding the crossbrace.


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Thomann just "opened an investigation" to see why I don't have mine. I wanted to buy domestic but I could not get the 18882s which you need for 3 tiers.

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Originally Posted By: learjeff
The joy of having a nice shop! Looks great!

Someday I may do that to mine, but I just pull the bottom keyboard forward enough to match with the top. With a much shallower board on bottom like the Nord, I might want to trim it. I don't need the pins (but I left them in).

Blues jam tonight; pics if I remember my damn phone and it doesn't die (it doesn't last long on battery, ever since I dropped it in the water.)


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BTW, where is the blues jam tonight?

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Nope, in the back-yard water feature! The jam's at the Blue Note Grill, where anyone who is anyone will be tonight! There will be at least one killer keyboard player (Clark Stern). Usually, it's just Clark and me to share the keyboard duties.

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On mine, I flipped the top tier around so the arms face rearward.
Yeah, well, don't blame us because it's not OUR fault that you're smarter than the average bear!

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I notice the instructions indicate to open the frame all the way, but then the cross brace wont attach unless I fold it back in somewhat. I notice some comments about disregarding the crossbrace.
I think they mean "all the way to where the crossbrace works" or something like that.

The crossbrace isn't very useful but I think it is a reasonable guide to how far to open it. That said, there's a wide range where it's stable. I ditched the brace, and don't fuss about just how wide I open it.

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The joy of having a nice shop!

Yes! This is at my place of employment, which has pretty much every tool I could possibly need. Makes jobs like this super easy. cool

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These Germans are starting to piss me off.


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Well DHL tracking could use some added robustness. My package has shown it in Germany since April 22. The Last update was 4/30 and it was still in Germany. I was not happy and started contacting people. I really need this stand tomorrow. I just got an email and it is out for delivery today. Tracking still doesn't show what city it is in.

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Tue, 22.04.2014 16:52 h -- The instruction data for this shipment have been provided by the sender to DHL electronically

Tue, 22.04.2014 17:35 h Kitzingen, Germany The international shipment has been processed in the parcel center of origin

Wed, 23.04.2014 01:38 h Saulheim, Germany The international shipment has been processed in the export parcel center

Wed, 30.04.2014 09:49 h IPZ-Ffm, Germany The shipment will be transported to the destination country and, from there, handed over to the delivery organization. (Homepage / online shipment tracking: )

Wed, 14.05.2014 07:36 h United States The shipment is being prepared for delivery in the delivery depot

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Good luck, I really hope you get it on time.

I have found DHL to be a nightmare, of all the parcel companies that have delivered to me over the last few years, they are the worst by far.

If I get an email saying that DHL are delivering to me on day "X", my partner and I place bets on the day it will actually arrive.

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If I have to I can probably go L shape on the first show. It is on a large outdoor stage on Saturday and we are the only band. But we are a 10 piece band. We take a lot of space.


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Originally Posted By: CEB
These Germans are starting to piss me off.


...as long as you don't piss off the Germans grin grin grin


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I got the stand. If the lightweight aluminum tubing holds up I going to really like this. I am using it tonight.

My one concern, and this is huge, is the XK3c is not too deep for the 18882.

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OK, got some poor pics:






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It is really stable. I can add more stackers if I want but I would eventually need a ladder.



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I used mine in a standing position for the first time last night. Definitely had it set too low as my right wrist was all tensed up even though I only had to play two songs. Lesson learned.


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OK, got some poor pics:







So you keep your pedals in line with a wire under them
? How?

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Been using the 18880 for two years now with the NP2. Perfect combination- lightweight/portable, functional and good looking cosmetically.

I tried the CP4 on it, but because of the small lip underneath the Yamaha , similar to but not as pronounced as on the CP300, the CP4 sits about an inch too high at 24.80 " for the 18880. mad

I pulled my Quik-Lok WS-550 out of the attic and it's the right height for the CP4. But I'm spoiled by the sleek look, plus the small footprint of the K&M stand. The 550 looks kinda butt ugly to me right now.

The K&M Omega specs out at 23.62 . There's my inch. While the Omega is probably my favorite keyboard stand I've seen, it's more involved to set up & tear down then either the 18880 or WS-550.

Why the lip underneath Yamaha ? The CP5 didn't have one..

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Originally Posted By: Dave Ferris


I pulled my Quik-Lok WS-550 out of the attic and it's the right height for the CP4. But I'm spoiled by the sleek look of the K&M stand. The 550 looks kinda butt ugly to me right now.


have a couple of beers, Dave, and the 550 will start to look pretty good, especially being the right height smile


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So you keep your pedals in line with a wire under them
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